Svitzer Australia awarded towage contract for Royal Australian Navy

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Svitzer Australia has emerged as the successful tenderer for a long-term contract to provide towage services for the Department of Defence, servicing the Royal Australian Navy.

Svitzer, as the winner of the Defence Marine Support Services Package 3 tender, will provide towage services for Australia’s naval fleet, the management of navy towage assets, and the development of naval personnel training in major ports around Australia.

The company will commence towage operations for the navy from October 1, 2021.


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